In 1968, following a seven-year break from live performances, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed televised comeback special Elvis, which led to an extended Las Vegas concert residency and a string of highly profitable tours.In 1973, Presley featured in the first globally broadcast concert via satellite, Aloha from Hawaii.
The following year, he began bringing his guitar in on a daily basis.
He played and sang during lunchtime, and was often teased as a "trashy" kid who played hillbilly music.
In 1938, they lost their home after Vernon was found guilty of kiting a check written by the landowner, Orville S.
Bean, the dairy farmer and cattle-and-hog broker for whom he then worked.
His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined with a singularly potent mix of influences across color lines that coincided with the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, made him enormously popular—and controversial.